A ballad and stories

Pou-Patate Huihi, active 1845?-1914; Te Huia Raureti, 1840?-1935; Fildes, Horace Edward Manners, 1875-1937; Robson, Mere Ngamai, 1839-1924

Comprises lyrics of the ballad 'Gallant South Sea Sailor' written in Horace Fildes' hand; a typescript story 'At the Rising of Kopu' as told by Mere Ngamai, includes a waiata aroha with translation. The annotations on the envelope this was in states that it was used in 'Legends of the Maori' book [1930-1934]; and notes, typescript and clippings relating to patupaiarehe. The typescript is titled 'Traditions of the King Country' and notes the story was given to Cowan by Te Pou-patate Huihi and Te Huia Raureti at Te Rewatu, on the Puniu River on 13 November 1920. Also includes a clipping of an article for The Times Literary Supplement on 'Fairytales' dated 25 November 1926.

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Quantity: 1 folder(s).

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